College of Design News

The Shire and Multnomah Falls

Legacy of a View: The Secret Story of the Shire

Oregon Field Guide recently did a stunning piece on “The Shire,” a unique, 75-acre work of landscape design in the Columbia River Gorge, and the legacy of its architect John Yeon.

team gets advice during masterclass

Sports Product Design Lands in Munich

Two Sports Product Design students were chosen to attend a prestigious masterclass in Germany.

Laurenne Ross in ski race

Returning Duck Olympian Competes in 2018 Winter Games

For this art student and alpine skier, life is looking up as she competes in her second Olympics!

Gloria Morazán Salgado

Student's vision of sustainable development crosses borders

Growing up in urban Honduras, Gloria Morazán Salgado witnessed a country struggling to sustain natural resources while addressing extreme poverty. Now she's part of the solution.

Urbanism Next

Urbanism Next to Host National Conference on Cities of the Future

Explore ways to help cities prepare for advances in technology, such as the advent of autonomous vehicles, the rise of e-commerce, and the proliferation of the sharing economy.

border at beach

Two Art Faculty Selected to Feature Video Installation at Prestigious 2018 Biennale Architettura

School of Art + Design faculty members David Rueter and Marissa Benedict have film featured at 2018 Biennale Architettura, part of the prestigious Venice Biennale.

Kodi Whitfield interacting with other students

This Is the Place to Be

Former Stanford football player Kodi Whitfield now tackles innovation in the School of Art + Design's sports product design program.

Jess Kokkeler with members of the International Anti-Poaching Federation team in Zimbabwe

A Design for Life

Jess Kokkeler (IArch, ’18) is putting architecture skills he’s learning at the UO to work saving endangered animals in Africa.
Kodi Whitfield

Sports Product Design Student Soars at UO’s Wings

Kodi Whitfield, a graduate student in the School of Art + Design’s Sports Product Design program, was one of five student, faculty, and alumni presenters

La Pine, Oregon logo

Small Town Strong

La Pine, whose motto is “Small Town Strong,” is about to get even stronger. The University of Oregon's Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP), which announced its partnership with Portland TriMet in March 2017, will now also partner with La Pine in 2018.

Nancy Cheng

Taking Architecture to New Heights

With an eye toward combining art and science approaches to create functional and sustainable environments, Associate Professor Nancy Cheng has already hit the ground running in her new role as Head of the Department of Architecture in the School of Architecture & Environment.

Nicole Epple with lamps and Illuminating Engineering Society of Oregon scholarship check

A Glowing Success: Student Recognized for Illuminating Design

Nicole Epple, studying in the School of Architecture & Environment, won the 2017 Illuminating Engineering Society of Oregon's James C. Garber Scholarship for her luminaire design. Epple designed the lamp in her Media for Design Development class, taught by Architecture Department Head and Professor Nancy Cheng.

Alison Kwok

Passive solar energy innovation award goes to UO architecture professor

Alison Kwok is honored for her innovative approaches to passive solar energy design, application and technology.

students talk with Arturo Zavala and Wilson Smith

Inaugural Art + Design Symposium Pairs Professionals with Students

College of Design students joined professionals from a wide range of creative practices to learn about careers in design and how to navigate from academics to professional practice.

Sadie DiNatale and Assistant Professor Rebecca Lewis

Research on Airbnb’s impact on small towns wins planning award

Recent PPPM grad’s research on the impact of short-term rentals on neighborhoods, city budgets, and more was award-winning.

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